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Americana Coloring Books

My older relative loves classic American illustration. Lately, she's also taken to all-ages coloring books. So, The Saturday Evening Post Americana Coloring Book, based on covers from the Saturday Evening Post, will make the perfect gift, I'm sure. Each page offers a...

Gardening on a Shoestring

My parents gardened extensively, both decoratively and for fruits and vegetables, but I never had the time or money. I'm happy to find that I could find success gardening -- conveniently and inexpensively -- with very little prior knowledge. Gardening on a Shoestring...

DIY Tissue Paper Wreath

Learn how you can to make a lovely tissue paper wreath in any color with these few easy instructions. DIY Tissue Paper Wreath

Journal Sparks

Journal Sparks is an ideas-and-inspiration book for those who want to up their journaling and scrapbooking game by taking a more visual, doodle-y approach. I love the ideas about illustrating my feelings, listing out random things that make me "me," or mapping out how...

Cute Cat Planters

How fun are these cute cat planters made out of painted plastic soda bottles?! What a great way to recycle!

Coloring Cafe Books

My Cup Runneth Over is a wonderful and inspirational coloring book by the very talented artist Ronnie Walter, who carefully and conscientiously designs books for US to color. A consistent thin line is used throughout each spiral bound (and easy to color) page, with no...

Fabric Wrapped Gift Boxes

Raid your fabric stash to find squares of fabric that you can use to make this unique and creative way to wrap presents! Fabric Wrapped Gift Boxes

All Dolled Up

All Dolled Up helps anyone create fabric fashion designs for paper doll designs -- such a fun crafting concept! Delaney's own photo creates two different paper dolls for punching out and using. She lends her expertise at costume design for film and stage, and focuses...

Guides to Knitting and Crocheting for Kids

I learned how to knit as a child and found it to be calming and fun with a nice sense of accomplishment after I finished even the simplest item. My daughter is learning knitting basics and has made a few small things so far, including a headband. Creative Kids...

Making Concrete Pots, Bowls, and Platters

We've been working with concrete in our backyard, while planning on doing more, so I was intrigued with Making Concrete Pots, Bowls, and Platters, which offers fun and clear directions on how to easily create a number of craft and display items using concrete. The...

Girl’s Circle Skirt Pattern – FREE! 

Over at Craftsy, you can download a free printable pdf pattern for a cute girl’s circle skirt from iThinksew. This would be so adorable in lots of different fabrics and...

Free Market Bag PDF Pattern

This Martha Market Bag is perfect for taking with you as your market or grocery bag.  It has extra-secure handles and works great for carrying heavy items. There's also a zipper pocket for keeping small items in. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FREE MARKET BAG...

The Coloring Cafe Coloring Books

Colorful Blessings is one of a series of all-ages coloring books, featuring cute, all-original designs to color. This one focuses on Biblical inspiration. Each page, on the right, features a full page design, with a Bible quote included in a hand-drawn font. The...

Balloon Heart

Wow! This Valentine's Day balloon heart is absolutely stunning! This would also be perfect for a bridal shower! Valentine's Day balloon heart

Geeky LEGO Crafts

Geeky LEGO Crafts is a fun and friendly LEGO "recipe" book, with 21 ideas for quirky and/or geeky projects. Most are small and would work well as a desk decoration or as a Christmas tree ornament. I think my son, who works at a large tech company, is going to make...

Complete Guide to Wire and Beaded Jewelry

The Complete Guide to Wire and Beaded Jewelry is exactly what I've been looking for! I'm a beginner with wire jewelry and this book has lots of simple projects that I feel like I can handle, plus more complex ones that I am looking forward to working my way up to. I...

Grow Organic Basil in a Can

This is a great way to easily grow herbs in containers for small-space or windowsill gardening! The set comes with organic basil seeds, bio char for moisture control, organic fertilizer and nutrient-rich soil. "GARDEN-IN-A-CANS make it fun and easy to grow organic...

Inkspirations in the Garden

I'm loving this inspirational and relaxing coloring book! There's lots of insightful quotes that I like to think about while coloring in the lovely floral designs. My favorite design in the book is the heart with flowers and two love birds inside. The book has a...

Free Star Wars R2D2 Apron Pattern

If you are (or know!) a Star Wars fan, you should check out this free pattern for an R2-D2 apron and create one yourself! GET THE FREE PATTERN...